Thursday, September 22, 2016

Fry Bread

Fry Bread


  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup warm water (or a little less)
  • 3 Tablespoons solid vegetable shortening
  • 1 tea spoon salt
  • 2 tea spoons baking powder
  • cooking oil for frying

Cooking Method:

  • Mix flour, baking powder and salt. 
  • Cut in 1 table spoons of shortening. 
  • Melt and cool remaining 2 Tablespoons of shortening and set aside. 
  • Add enough water to flour, mixture until dough can be handled easily.
  • Knead on a lightly floured board until smooth (30 seconds),adding enough flour to forming dough. 
  • Form dough into smooth 2-inch balls. 
  • Brush each ball with cooled shortening and let stand 45 minutes. 
  • On a floured surface, with the heel of your hand, flatten each ball out into a round circle with diameter is 6 inches.
  • In a deep skillet or deep fryer, heat fat to 360 degrees. 
  • Put dough into deep fat.and dough will up to surface. 
  • Cook until the colour of dough is a light brown (45-60 seconds). 
  • Turn and cook other side (45-60 seconds).
  • Remove from cooking oil immediately and drain on tissue paper. 


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